Synonyms for restriction
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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.8 / 5 votes
A bar is something that is or may be firmly fixed, ordinarily with intent to prevent entrance or egress; as, the bars of a prison cell; the bars of a wood-lot. A barrier obstructs, but is not necessarily impassable. Barrier is used of objects more extensive than those to which bar is ordinarily applied. A mountain range may be a barrier to exploration; but a mass of sand across the entrance to a harbor is called a bar. Discovered falsehood is a bar to confidence. Barricade has become practically a technical name for an improvised street fortification, and, unless in some way modified, is usually so understood. A parapet is a low or breast-high wall, as about the edge of a roof, terrace, etc., especially, in military use, such a wall for the protection of troops; a rampart is the embankment surrounding a fort, on which the parapet is raised; the word rampart is often used as including the parapet. Bulwark is a general word for any defensive wall or rampart; its only technical use at present is in nautical language, where it signifies the raised side of a ship above the upper deck, topped by the rail. Compare BOUNDARY; IMPEDIMENT.
A barrier to progress, against invasion; a barrier between nations.
Princeton's WordNet3.8 / 4 votes
a principle that limits the extent of something
"I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
"the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
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Instead of being better than calorie restriction, it's the same, so it's kind of like an alternative to calorie restriction.
That we surprised them by including this restriction on taxpayer-funded abortion that's been the law of the land for 39 years is patently ridiculous.
Hospitals have closed down because they have been overrun by Ebola patients and non-Ebola patients are too afraid to go to them for fear of catching the virus, hIV prevention activities in schools and awareness raising for the general population has been suspended due to the restriction of movement, the closure of all education institutions and the overall ban on public gathering.
The Border Patrol requested the temporary flight restriction due to drones interfering with law enforcement flights on the border, as with any temporary flight restriction, media is able to call the FAA to make requests to operate in the area.
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and not communicate it, I would refuse the gift.
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